11
Nights
12 Aug
2018

The Wonders of Iceland

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines Balmoral

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Day 1 - Sun 12 Aug 2018
Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
There has been a port on the Tyne at least since the Romans used their settlement of Arbeia to supply the garrison of Hadrian's Wall.

Cruise Details

What's included:

  • Shipboard accommodations
  • Ocean transportation
  • Most meals
  • Some beverages
  • Most entertainment aboard the vessel

What's not included:

  • Shore excursions
  • Specialty restaurant fees
  • Some beverages
  • Photographs
  • Gratuities/service fees
  • Medical services
  • Spa treatments

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Itinerary

Day Date Port Arrive Depart
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12 Aug 2018
    Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
There has been a port on the Tyne at least since the Romans used their settlement of Arbeia to supply the garrison of Hadrian's Wall.
3
14 Aug 2018
  12:00am Cruising by Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland
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Eyjafjallajokull is one of Iceland’s smaller ice caps, which covers the caldera of an active volcano – which famously erupted in 2010. Located towards the southern tip of Iceland, this 5,466ft-high natural landmark is a sight to behold and you’ll be able to enjoy spectacular views from the comfort of your cruise ship.
3
14 Aug 2018
  12:00am Cruising by Ellioaey Island, Iceland
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Elliðaey Island is thought to be home to ‘the most isolated house in the world’ and has caused much intrigue in recent years. It is part of the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago – a picturesque series of islands situated off of Iceland’s southern coast. Amidst the beautiful natural scenery, the intriguing white cottage stands alone. Many rumours surround the cottage, with some believing it is home to a secluded billionaire, or Bjork – the famous Icelandic singer. These, however, are both thought to be false.
3
14 Aug 2018
  12:00am Cruising by Elephant Rock, Iceland
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Located on Iceland’s Heirmaey Island is the incredible natural formation known as Elephant Rock. It is thought to have been formed following the eruption of Herimaey Island’s Eidfell Volcano in the 1970’s. It gets its name from its appearance, which resembles a giant elephant dipping its trunk into the Atlantic Ocean.
4
15 Aug 2018
  12:00am Reykjavik, Iceland
Reykjavik is the gateway to Iceland's stunning natural wonders, which range from ice fields to boiling thermal pools. The landscape on the island seems to be in a continual process of transformation much like its society, which blends Nordic tradition with sophisticated technology.
5
16 Aug 2018
  12:00am Reykjavik, Iceland
6
17 Aug 2018
  12:00am Isafjordur, Iceland
Iceland, the second largest island in Europe, is a natural wonder of active volcanoes, glaciers, fjords, desert plateaus, and a midnight sun. The air is startlingly clean, and ideal for communing with nature, Iceland style -- fjord fishing, river rafting and whale watching. On its north-western peninsula, the rock formations that make up the fjords date back 14 million years. And some of the country's oldest and best-preserved buildings remain in this former trading post.
6
17 Aug 2018
  12:00am Cruising Drangaskoro, At Sea, Iceland
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Description coming soon
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18 Aug 2018
  12:00am Akureyri, Iceland
Iceland is a place of delightful contradictions where flowers flourish amid ice and snow. Some of nature's most powerful antics, from active volcanoes to geothermal phenomena, exist only a few miles from charming towns and major cultural centres. For those in search of the unexpected, the surprises begin in Akureyri, Iceland's second-largest city.
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19 Aug 2018
  12:00am Akureyri, Iceland
8
19 Aug 2018
  12:00am Eyjafjorour, At Sea, Iceland
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Description coming soon
8
19 Aug 2018
  12:00am Cruising by Hrisey, Iceland
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Hrisley is a small and peaceful island, situated in the middle of the Eyjafjordur, which is located just off the north coast of Iceland. Despite being Iceland’s second largest island, it is only home to 200 people – many of whom reside in one fishing village. They share this picturesque landscape – which is filled with extensive, flat green lands – with around 40 unique bird species.
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19 Aug 2018
  12:00am
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19 Aug 2018
  12:00am Cruising Skjálfandi Bay, At Sea, Iceland
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Take advantage of one of the world’s most renowned whale watching and bird spotting locations at Iceland’s Skjálfandi Bay. Spare a moment to admire the imposing Viknafjoll and Kinnarfjoll Mountains, glacier and breath in the crisp, unpolluted air before keeping an eye on the waters, which are home to puffin colonies, and an abundance of whales and dolphins.
9
20 Aug 2018
  12:00am Cruising Borgarfjörður Eystri, At Sea, Iceland
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Borgarfjörður Eystri, in eastern Iceland, is regarded as a hiker’s paradise and is filled with gorgeous scenery. As you cruise by, you’ll be able to admire the craggy shore, steep cliffs, and 1,136-metre-high Dyrfjoll Mountains – which create a beautiful backdrop. Along the shores, you will be able to see traditional fishing villages and spot native birds including puffins, fulmar, kittiwake, and elder duck.
9
20 Aug 2018
  12:00am Cruising Seydisfjordur, Iceland
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Admire magnificent hills, mountains, and cliffs as you sail along the 17 kilometre-long stretch of Seyðisfjörður. As you sail along calm blue waters en route to a town which shares its name with the Seyðisfjörður fjord, keep your eyes open for a thundering waterfall – formed by the tumbling Fjarðará River.
9
20 Aug 2018
  12:00am Seydisfjordur, Iceland
Surrounded on three sides by stunning mountain vistas and open to the sea, this idyllic harbour town boasts the largest number of early 19th century preserved wood buildings in Iceland. From its splendid waterfalls to its peaceful lagoon and deep fjord, explore the natural beauty of this small haven.
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20 Aug 2018
  12:00am Cruising by Dalatangi, Akurfell & Toarfjall, Iceland
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Iceland’s east coast is dominated by three impressive, towering natural landmarks. The three mountains of: Dalatangi, Akurfell, and Toarfjall are all coated in a layer of snow. You will be able to enjoy spectacular views and peaceful tranquillity of these pyramid-shaped mountains from the comfort of your intimate cruise ship.
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20 Aug 2018
  12:00am Cruising by Nipukollur, Iceland
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The mighty 1,958 foot-high peak of Nipukollur sits on the eastern coast of Iceland and is a sight to behold. Situated close to the town of Neskaupstadur, the Nipukollur Mountain is popular with climbers due to its sheer size and craggy rock faces.
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23 Aug 2018
  12:00am Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
There has been a port on the Tyne at least since the Romans used their settlement of Arbeia to supply the garrison of Hadrian's Wall.